Tellabs 1000 MSAP new VDSL2 6+6B plug-in card underscores continued R&D investment

by | Apr 7, 2021 | News Release

Tellabs 1000 MSAP and the new VDSL2 6+6B card

The Tellabs® 1000 Multiservice Access Platform (MSAP), the industry’s only fiber-fed IP-enabled digital loop carrier, adds a new VDSL2 6+6B plug-in card for telco network modernizations.

Carrollton, Texas. April 7, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Tellabs, the leader in broadband access solutions for global telecommunications service providers, announces the Tellabs® 1000 Multiservice Access Platform (MSAP) Feature Package 17.0.8 (FP17.0.8), with its new Tellabs® VDSL2 6+6B plug-in card, have successfully completed its first office application deployment, are commercially available and shipping in quantities.

The purpose of the modernized Tellabs 1000 VDSL2 6+6B card is to help network operators:

  • Leverage Existing Tellabs 1000 MSAP – Deploy rapidly, utilizing embedded base, to meet funding requirements and market needs by capitalizing on using existing copper plant
  • Expand Services Areas – Serve more subscribers with greater bandwidth while economically serving higher speed connectivity to both residential and business customers
  • Provide More Premium Services – Deliver faster speeds to improve customer satisfaction and retention. Plus, increase premium service rates to generate more revenue
  • Streamline Broadband Delivery – Our broadband service providers customers benefit from the better economics of operationalizing one card that does all modes of DSL technology.

The new Tellabs 1000 VDSL2 6+6B card features include:

  • Single card for all ADSL2+ and VDSL2 functions (VDSL2, VDSL2 bonding, ADSL2+, ADSL2+ bonding, ADSL2+ PTM and ADSL2)
  • Mix and match services on the same card, such as bonded and non-bonded lines
  • Six ports of integrated DSL data and POTS voice connectivity
  • Ability to deliver high-speed DSL speeds up to 100Mb/s
  • Provisioning via either Craft User Interface (CUI) and Tellabs® Panorama™ Element Management System (EMS)

“The Tellabs 1000 MSAP, with its updated VDSL2 6+6B card, is the best choice for network modernization for our longstanding telco service provider customers. The renewed VDSL2 6+6B card enables them to economically leverage existing operationalized access network infrastructure to better deliver broadband connectivity to their un-served and under-served residential and business customers,” said Mike Kavanagh, Tellabs Vice-President Telco Sales.

For more details about the Tellabs 1000 MSAP VDSL2 6+6B card, we invite you to access our data sheet and you can click here to register for our May 19th 30-minute webcast “Economical and Easy Broadband DSL Connectivity with the Tellabs 1000 MSAP.“


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John Hoover, Tellabs Marketing Director
John Hoover
Director of Marketing
John Hoover is a Marketing Director at Tellabs and 2024 Board Chair of the Association for Promoting Optical LAN (APOLAN). Over the past 20 years, John has influenced industry milestones such as early passive optical network deployments, video implementations, wireless and more recently enterprise Passive Optical LAN adoption.